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5 Problems Threatening Your Payroll Process

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Sep 22, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Despite the use of payroll software and other tools, there are still common problems with payroll management that must be consistently addressed.

If you are like most entrepreneurs, when you first started your business, handling your own payroll management was a fairly simple task.  You kept a ledger, paid yourself and maybe just a few employees. The payroll process didn't eat up your valuable time so you could spend that time growing your business.

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Topics: Payroll, payroll management, payroll process, outsourcing payroll management, payroll compliance

Labor Law Debate: Employee Or Independent Contractor?

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Sep 20, 2016 9:00:00 AM

California and federal labor laws mandate the distinctions between independent contractors and employees. Yet the issue continues to result in lawsuits.

 

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Topics: independent contractors, california labor law, labor law compliance, employee classification, employee lawsuits

Federal Labor Law Rules Changes For 2016

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Sep 15, 2016 9:30:00 AM

HR Professionals and small business owners are constantly bombarded with new labor laws or changes in the existing ones.

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Topics: Affordable Care Act, HR compliance, aca, obamacare, labor law compliance, IRS, labor law

ACA Reporting Requirements Keeping You Up At Night?

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Sep 13, 2016 12:00:00 PM

In July, the IRS released draft Forms 1094-C and 1095-C, and on August 1, 2016, draft instructions for completing the ACA forms for the 2016 tax year were published.

The forms require applicable large employers to report information about offers of health insurance coverage to full-time employees and the provision of minimum essential coverage during the reporting year.

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Topics: payroll tax filing, HR compliance, aca, obamacare, IRS, reporting requirements

Minimum Wage And California Labor Laws

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Sep 8, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Employers in California are now subject to both federal, state and - in some instances - local labor laws mandating the minimum wage. And, for many, the increasing overhead is staggering.

The base minimum wage rate is established by the federal government, although there are currently two states that still have minimum wages lower than the federal rate. The most recent federal increase went into effect on July 2015, the federal government mandated a nationwide minimum wage level of $7.25 per hour. 

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Topics: minimum wage law, payroll management, HR compliance, california labor laws, california minimum wage, payroll compliance

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